On Wednesday, President Aoun led a discussion with former Tufts and MIT presidents Lawrence Bacow and Susan Hockfield, respectively. The three talked careers, disruptions, and opportunities–both personal and for the higher ed sector in general.
“We need to build what I call a robot-proof education,” President Aoun said on Wednesday. The comments came during a HUBweek panel discussion about the role higher education should play in building the 21st-century workforce.
Northeastern and General Electric will partner to offer a new accelerated bachelor’s degree in advanced manufacturing, a first-in-the-nation program. The partnership, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education, is part of an innovative higher education initiative and garnered significant national recognition.
Northeastern is one of only eight universities selected for the Department of Education’s “EQUIP” program, which is aimed at building unique partnerships that lead to innovation in higher education and preparing more Americans with the skills required for the 21st-century workforce.
In May, two dancers in the Northeastern University-Boston Ballet Education Program walked, in caps and gowns of regal black and gold, in the College of Professional Studies graduation ceremony. “This program was such an incredible opportunity for all of us,” says Boston Ballet principal dancer Kathleen Breen Combes.
President Aoun took part yesterday in a webinar on the future of higher education and how universities should innovate. Here are some of the highlights.
Northeastern University survey reveals that today’s teenagers are self-directed.
Northeastern is uniquely positioned to be ahead of the curve as higher education shifts to a learning model personalized for each individual student, President Joseph E. Aoun told the Faculty Senate on Wednesday.
Northeastern University on Tuesday morning hosted a panel discussion centered on the findings of the university’s third national survey on higher education’s role in preparing tomorrow’s global workforce.
A new national survey by Northeastern University reveals a concern among U.S. business leaders about the pipeline of talent produced by American colleges and universities.
Students, faculty, and staff were recognized on Wednesday afternoon at the university’s annual Academic Honors Convocation for their extraordinary achievements and passion for their work.
Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun on Tuesday morning during a panel discussion at Georgetown University shared his thoughts on the skills higher education institutions will demand of their leaders in the future.